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Police arrest teenager on suspicion of attempted murder in Skem

Detectives are investigating a serious assault that took place on Sunday February 10th in Skelmersdale. Paramedics and police were called shortly after 7am to a report of an incident at an address on Helmsdale. Emergency services attended and a 20-year-old man was found suffering from multiple stab injuries. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and has been taken

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Teenager suffers ‘major trauma’ after accident on A59 in Ormskirk

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to Liverpool’s Alder Hey hospital after yet another accident on County Road near to the Hayfield Pub. The incident happened at around 3pm and police closed the road from Southport Road to Yew Tree Lane. Ambulances and police attended the scene and an eyewitness said that they saw someone being treated on the side

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Rugby player attacked with bottle outside Ormskirk nightclub

Southport Rugby player Katie Macdonald ended up in hospital after being attacked outside popular Ormskirk nightclub Alpine. The incident happened at around 1.30am on Friday 18th January whilst the Edge Hill student was out enjoying time with friends. Scrum half Katie was out with some of her friends but after she left them, she was hit with a bottle during

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Woman sadly dies following serious collision on M58

Police were called around 10.10am on January 8 following reports of an accident involving a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and two cars, an Audi and a Ford Fiesta. The collision happened in queuing traffic following an earlier incident on the M58 in which two people, a 50-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy, sadly died. The driver of the

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Ormskirk school girl set to be a calendar girl for Christmas

An Aughton schoolgirl has launched her annual appeal for hundreds of advent calendars to cheer up children who are undergoing cancer treatment in hospital this Christmas. Six-year-old Ava Stokes and her family came up with the idea to donate advent calendars to Alder Hey and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospitals after their own personal experience. At the age of 19 months,

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Man attacked in front of family in Skelmersdale suffers broken leg.

​Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked in front of his family in Skelmersdale on Wednesday evening. A serious assault occurred between 7.45pm and 8pm on the wooded footpath that runs from Yewdale, over the River Tawd to Skelmersdale Library.   The victim, a 48-year-old man, was walking his two dogs with his wife and son towards

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Crash in Burscough causes road closure and gridlock

The A59 has been closed between Red Cat Lane and Orrell Lane in Burscough after a crash involving a motorbike and a van. The crash near the Tesco roundabout happened at around 11am. An air ambulance was sent to the scene but thankfully was not needed as the biker was taken by ambulance to Aintree Hospital Lancashire Police are urging drivers to

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